B007 - Women’s Day Off - October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017
In 1975, women in Iceland earned only 60 percent of men's wages. On October 24 of that year, tens of thousands of women protested this inequality and—for one day—brought the country to a standstill. This episode includes music by Kaela Drew.
B006 - Loma Prieta - October 17, 2017
October 17, 2017
Twenty eight years ago today, the "World Series Earthquake" struck Northern California.
B005 - The Orange Juice Incident - October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017
On October 10, 1957, President Eisenhower invited Ghanian finance minister Komla Agbeli Gbedemah over for bacon, eggs, and a public apology at the White House.
B004 - O’Connor - October 3, 2017
October 4, 2017
25 years ago today, a pop music star took a chance on live television to help expose serious crimes being committed, and ended up largely ruining her career.